Beginning Scala

Beginning Scala

Beginning Scala, Second Edition takes a down-to-earth approach to teaching Scala that leads you through simple examples that can be combined to build complex, scalable systems and applications. This book introduces you to the Scala programming language, its object-oriented and functional programming characteristics, and then guides you through…

Learning Scala

Learning Scala

Why learn Scala? You don’t need to be a data scientist or distributed computing expert to appreciate this object-oriented functional programming language. This practical book provides a comprehensive yet approachable introduction to the language, complete with syntax diagrams, examples, and exercises. You’ll start with Scala’s core types and…

Programming Scala, 2nd Edition

Programming Scala, 2nd Edition

Get up to speed on Scala, the JVM language that offers all the benefits of a modern object model, functional programming, and an advanced type system. Packed with code examples, this comprehensive book shows you how to be productive with the language and ecosystem right away, and explains…

Scala for Java Developers

Scala for Java Developers

Scala for Java Developers is a step-by-step guide full of easy-to-follow code taken from real-world examples explaining the migration and integration of Scala in a Java project. With this book, you will first get comfortable with the Scala syntax and its Java-like ecosystem, and then dive into new…

Effective Akka

Effective Akka

Avoid common mistakes when building distributed, asynchronous, high-performance software with the Akka toolkit and runtime. With this concise guide, author Jamie Allen provides a collection of best practices based on several years of using the actor model. The book also includes examples of actor application types and two…

Functional Programming in Scala

Functional Programming in Scala

Functional programming (FP) is a programming style emphasizing functions that return consistent and predictable results regardless of a program’s state. As a result, functional code is easier to test and reuse, simpler to parallelize, and less prone to bugs. Scala is an emerging JVM language that offers strong…

Functional Programming Patterns in Scala and Clojure

Functional Programming Patterns in Scala and Clojure

Solve real-life programming problems with a fraction of the code that pure object-oriented programming requires. Use Scala and Clojure to solve in-depth problems with two sets of patterns: object-oriented patterns that become more concise with functional programming, and natively functional patterns. Your code will be more declarative, with…

Learning Play! Framework 2

Learning Play! Framework 2

The Learning Play! Framework 2 has been created for web developers that are building web applications. The core idea is to focus on the HTTP features and to enable them through a simplification lens. Building a web application no longer requires a configuration phase, an environment setup, or…

Lift Cookbook

Lift Cookbook

If you need help building web applications with the Lift framework, this cookbook provides scores of concise, ready-to-use code solutions. You’ll find recipes for everything from setting up a coding environment to creating REST web services and deploying your application to production. Built on top of the Scala…

Lift Web Applications How-to

Lift Web Applications How-to

Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Develop your own Lift web applications, find practical examples for many common use cases. Learn how to build responsive web applications. Hands-on recipes with accompanying source code to help you get up to speed…